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Darling, Jay Norwood

Born: 1876 AD
Died: 1962 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Cartoonists

US political cartoonist

 

1876 – Darling was born in Norwood, Michigan, on the 21st of October.

 

1886 – His family moved to Sioux City, Iowa.

 

1894 – Studied college at Yankton College in South Dakota.

 

1895 – Transferred to Beloit College in Wisconsin.

 

       – Became art editor of the yearbook and began signing his work as a contraction of his last name "Ding".

 

1900 – He became a reporter for the Sioux City Journal newspaper.

 

1906 – Married Genevieve Pendleton, he began work with the Des Moines Register and Leader.

 

1911 – Ding moved to New York.

 

1913 – Worked with the New York Globe but returned to Des Moines.

 

1916 – Returned to New York and accepted a position with the New York Herald Tribune.

 

1919 – Darling returned a final time to Des Moines where he continued his illustrious career as a cartoonist.

 

1924 – Received the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning.

 

1936 – He founded National Wildlife Federation.

 

1943 – Once again he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning.

 

1692 – Jay Norwood Darling died on 12th of February.